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Mourning the Loss of Delta State KA Alumnus

Published on: August 15, 2016

KA is saddened by the passing of Dr. Herny “Austin” Poole, DMD (Delta Beta–Delta State ’95) and his wife, Angie. On the morning of Sunday, August 14th the couple was returning home from a dental convention in Florida with two other couples when their plane crashed in Northport, Alabama. The Pooles operated a dental practice…

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KA Mourns the Loss of Undergraduate Brother Tartaglio

Published on: July 30, 2016

On April 14, 2016, Mark A. Tartaglio (Gamma Mu–Houston ’14), a sophomore studying construction management, and his girlfriend, Corina Burnett, were walking home when they hit by a speeding truck. Sadly, Mark passed away, at the age of twenty, shortly after the accident. Corina was treated for minor scratches and a black and then released from Memorial…

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Passing of Jonesboro KA with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: July 30, 2016

James R. “Jimmy” Lewis Jr. (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’92) passed away on June 18, 2016. While Jimmy was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy at the early age of 7 and doctors did not expect him to live past the age of 11, he lived life full and happy up to the age of 44 as one of the…

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Passing of Vance E. Rule

Published on: July 22, 2016

It is my sad duty to report the passing of Vance E. Rule (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’47). Brother Rule was 91 years old and passed away at his residence in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, on July 10. Brother Rule enlisted in the Army Air Corps and completed flight school as World War II was ending. He continued…

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Passing of Former Councilor Barnard

Published on: June 7, 2016

Irvin Sutherland Barnard (Zeta – Randolph-Macon ’47), passed away on May 17, 2016. Irvin or “Barney” was born on September 5, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from John Marshall High School, received his Bachelor’s degree from Randolph-Macon College and his Master’s degree from New York University. He served as a medic in the U.S. Army in…

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